box seat


Definition of box seat

1a : a seat in a box (as in a theater or grandstand)
b : a position favorable for viewing something

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Matthew Higley of Lacey’s Spring made the team name suggestion and gets two box seats for the first five years of play. Fox News Staff, Fox News, "Sen. Tom Carper faces challenge in Del. primary," 6 Sep. 2018 Excited fans caught the former first couple dancing and waving their hands in the air in their box seats while the Carters took the stage. Isabel Greenberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "Barack and Michelle Obama Jammed at Beyonce and Jay-Z's Concert This Weekend," 30 July 2018 The pay was great and the perks even better: box seats at Bulls games, private jets to Puerto Rico. Redbook, "3 Women Who've Learned to Be Happy Living on Less Money," 24 Nov. 2011 The average price for a ticket to see the losing Chicago Bears a couple years ago was $108.44 a game, with box seats in the $300 range. Joseph Epstein, WSJ, "Don’t Take Me Out to the Ballgame—I Can’t Afford It," 12 July 2018 Fans may purchase a club box seat for $30 or a lower reserve seat for $20., "After taking care of the kids, Orioles are offering ticket package for seniors," 14 May 2018 Family passes and ringside box seats available online for $49.99-$79.99. Yoshina Okamoto, Anchorage Daily News, "Coming up: Juneteenth, a traveling circus and Cut/Copy," 14 June 2018 Enter below to win a four pack of box seat ticket vouchers good for any 2018 Indians home game. Indianapolis Star, "Catch an Indians Game," 6 Apr. 2018 In box seats above the finish, 82-year-old Hall of Fame trainer and legend-in-residence D. Wayne Lukas also lost the race to the fog. Tim Layden,, "Justify Emerges From the Fog at Preakness to Keep Triple Crown Pursuit Alive," 19 May 2018

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First Known Use of box seat

1801, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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